Help Northfield win a free concert!

Nighthawks, help us win a FREE CONCERT at Northfield!

The radio station KS 107.5 is holding a contest among high schools in DPS. Between now and Oct. 2, students and Northfield supporters must listen for when they can text the keyword “Nighthawks” to the number 69803.

Rosa Jad, a DJ from the radio station, will be at Northfield during the lunch hour on Tuesday, Sept. 26 to promote the contest.

At the end of the campaign, the school with the most text messages will win a free concert from a surprise Billboard Hot 100 chart topper. Let’s win it, Nighthawks!

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New bell schedule

The new bell schedule that reflects Northfield’s revised lunch hour is now available.

The revised schedule takes effect on Monday, September 11. Freshmen and sophomores will now have lunch at the same time as juniors later in the day. Juniors will still be the only class permitted to leave campus for lunch. 

Please see the schedule here.

 

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Parents needed for CSC (Collaborative School Committee)

Northfield High School is looking for four parents from grades 9-11 to serve a two-year membership on the Collaborative School Committee.

CSC meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in room 218.

CSC responsibilities include:

  • Marketing and community engagement
  • Advise on changes to the Innovation Plan
  • Budget and staffing guidance
  • Advise on School improvement Plan (UIP)
  • Advise on school’s master calendar ad bell schedule
  • Advise on school curriculum and instruction, and culture and behavior

Please return this form to Analisa Romano at analisa_romano@dpsk12.org by September 14.  

 

TIMELINE

Nomination forms due to Analisa Romano: September 14 by 4 pm
Letter to all parents with ballots (if needed): September 15
Online voting timeframe: September 15 – September 19
Results posted: September 20

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Don’t miss Back to School Night

Northfield families, Back to School Night is almost here!
Meet your students’ teachers, learn about after-school clubs, get involved at Northfield and learn what’s in the pipeline for this school year.We have so much to share — come walk the halls from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 12.

There will be a presentation starting at 6 p.m. in Building 1, followed by a rotation of your student’s schedule. Please find your student’s schedule on Parent Portal prior to arrival. Use this form to make it easy!

Schedule

6:35- Period 1
6:47- Period 2
6:59- Period 3
7:11- Period 4
7:23- Period 5
7:35- Period 6
7:47- Period 7

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PSAT NMQST test coming in October

Northfield High School will administer the PSAT NMQST on Wednesday, October 11, at 7:30 a.m. The cost for the exam will be $16 and all fees must be paid in full by Wednesday, September 20.

The test is not required, but when students take the PSAT/NMQST, they are automatically screened for the National Merit Scholarship Program and other academic competitions for recognition and scholarships.

Payments can be made by cash or check and turned in to Ms. Romano in Room 102.

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Get your StapleFUN Coupon books today!

staplefun-ad-northfield-high-schoolLooking for a deal?

Our neighbors Breck and Brooke have you covered!

Pick up a StapleFUN coupon book in our main office for a suggested $3 donation for access to all kinds of deals on food, apparel and events around town.

Breck and Brooke are elementary students in the Stapleton community who started the coupon book with the help of their dad to give back to local schools. All of the donation money made is kept by Northfield!

BONUS: Use the NHS coupon to get a FREE Northfield spirit pack! Just mention Northfield on any social media platform using #NighthawkNation#NighthawksTakeFlight or #NighthawkSpirit and show it to us at the front office.

 

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Northfield students will have opportunity to view solar eclipse

Northfield students will have the opportunity to view the solar eclipse on the first day of school!

Students will be given ISO certified eclipse glasses to watch the climax of the eclipse at 11:47 a.m. on Monday, when the moon will cover 93 percent of the sun. We will view the eclipse from the football field.

To prepare for this event, watch this video about eyeglass safety:

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Sports physicals at Northfield Aug. 9

sports-physicalsNorthfield High School will offer $25 sports physicals to any school-aged student in the community from 3-6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 9.

Physicals will fulfill DPS requirements for pre-participation sports evaluations and will be offered by physicians from Insight Primary Care and Cherry Creek Wellness Center. Physicals will be held in the NHS training room in building 2.

 

Questions?

Contact Micah Porter, Northfield Athletic Coordinator: micah_porter@dpsk12.org

Cherry Creek Wellness Center in Stapleton: (303) 333.3493 ext. 3

Insight Primary Care: (303) 377-2494

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Incoming freshmen: Ninth Grade Academy is Aug. 7-11

To assist in the transition from middle school to a successful high school experience, Northfield, along with the other DPS high schools, will be hosting a Ninth Grade Academy for incoming students. This exciting, fun, and informative program will last five days and all of Northfield High School’s incoming ninth grade students are invited and encouraged to attend.

Date: Monday, August 7 – Friday, August 11, 2017
Time: 8 a.m.-noon
Location: Northfield High School
Registration: There are two options to register for Ninth Grade Academy

  1. Option 1: Option One – Email. Send an email message to: ninthgradeacademy@dpsk12.org
    Include: High School Name
    Student’s Full Name & Student ID number
    Student’s address & phone number
  2. Option Two – Drop off
    Submit this form to the main office of your student’s current middle or K-8 school before June 3. Formulario de inscripcion en Español

Ninth Grade Academy will prepare your student for high school before high school begins. During the Ninth Grade Academy, students will:
 Meet school staff and other Northfield students.
 Learn ways to succeed in high school, such as understanding graduation requirements and the importance of a GPA and reading transcripts.
 Participate in engaging activities designed specifically for Northfield students.
 Earn 2.5 elective credits for completing the NGA, and receive incentives and a small backpack full of school materials.
 Receive free morning snacks.

This will be the eleventh year the district has offered a Ninth Grade Academy. Evaluation of the Ninth Grade Academy shows that students who participated improved their academic performance, had a stronger attachment to their high school and their peer groups, and were more likely to graduate from high school.

We strongly encourage students to take advantage of this unique opportunity. If you have any questions, please send an email message to ninthgradeacademy@dpsk12.org, or call the DPS NGA Hotline, 720-424-8277, and someone will respond.

 

 

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Para moverse más facilmente en la transición de la escuela intermedia hacía una experiencia exitosa en la escuela preparatoria, Northfield, como las escuelas preparatorias en el distrito de DPS, tendrán una Academia de Noveno Grado para los estudiantes que ingresarán al noveno grado. Este estimulante y entretenido programa durará cinco días y esta es una expectativa para todos nuestros estudiantes.

Fecha: lunes, el 7 de agosto – viernes, el 11 de agosto, 2017
Hora: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sitio: Escuela Preparatoria Northfield
Registrar: Dos opciones:

  1. Opción Uno- Correo electronico
    Manden un recado de correo electronico a: ninthgradeacademy@dpsk12.org
    Incluye: Nombre de la escuela preparatoria
    Nombre del estudiante y el número de identificación del estudiante
    Dirección y número del teléfono del estudiante
  2. Opción Dos – Devuelva
    Devuelvan este formulario de inscripción a la oficina principal de la actual escuela intermedia o a la escuela K-8 que asiste su estudiante antes del 3 de junio: Formulario de inscripcion en Español

¡La Academia de Noveno Grado prepará a su estudiante para la escuela preparatoria antes de que la escuela preparatoria comience! Durante la Academia de Noveno Grado, los estudiantes:
 Conocerán al personal de la escuela y a otros alumnus de la escuela Northfield.
 Aprendarán las medidas para tener éxito en la escuela preparatoria, tales como un conocimiento de los requisitos para la graduación y la importancia del puntaje de las notas (GPA) y de comprender transciptos.
 Participarán en actividades entretenidas designadas especificamente para los estudiantes de la escuela Northfield.
 Ganarán 2.5 creditos electivos para completar el Academia de Noveno Grado y recibirán incentivos y una mochila pequeña llena de materiales escolares incentivos y una mochila pequeña llena de materiales escolares.
 Recibirán un bocadillo diaro en la mañaña.

Este será el décimo año que el distrito ha ofrecido una Academia de Noveno Grado. La evaluación de la academia de noveno grado demuestra que los estudiantes que participaron en ella mejoraron su desempeño académico, tuvieron un apego más fuerte a sus escuelas preparatorias y a su grupo de compañeros y tuvieron más posibilidades de graduarse de la escuela preparatoria.

Les animo a que tomen ventaja de esta oportunidad única. Si tienen algunas preguntas, por favor manden un mensaje por correo electrónico a: ninthgradeacademy@dpsk12.org, o llamen al número telefónico (Hotline) de las Academias de Noveno Grado, 720-424-8277, y alguien les contestarán. ¡Estamos ansiosos de verles en la Academia de Noveno Grado de Northfield!

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